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Portraits: It’s Really Tea for Two

Portraits: It’s Really Tea for Two

Today’s Post by Joe Farace "It was twenty years ago today, Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play,"—Lennon/McCartney It should be obvious that unless you a genius at shooting self-portraits, like the amazingly talented Natalie Dybisz, it’s takes two people to make a...

Portraits with Rotolights NEO 2 LED Lights

Portraits with Rotolights NEO 2 LED Lights

Today's Post by Joe Farace Rotolight’s NEO 2 Explorer Kit ($699) includes three NEO 2 LED lights, three lightstands, and several diffusion and color filters, all of which fit inside a soft, water-resistant carrying case that’s 21-inches wide and weighs 15 lbs when...

What I Do When Models Don’t Show Up

What I Do When Models Don’t Show Up

Today's Post by Joe Farace As I write this our county is under a stay-at-home order, I plan to post new content here with the hope that, hopefully in the  near future, when this health crises is behind us, that you will find the information useful for your own...

Some Newbie Thoughts About Infrared Photography, part II

Some Newbie Thoughts About Infrared Photography, part II

Today’s Post by Barry Staver Note from Joe: If you missed Part 1 of Barry's post, click here to catch up before proceeding further... I don’t yet fully understand the science of the light spectrum with its visible and IR wavelengths, but have seen amazing photographs...

Portraiture with a Single LED Light Source

Portraiture with a Single LED Light Source

Today's Post by Joe Farace "Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.”—Mark Hyman The above quotation applies to all kinds of photography, including portraiture where it’s all too...

How Many Megapixels Are Enough?

How Many Megapixels Are Enough?

Some Today for Today by Joe Farace After  FUJIFILM announced that its GFX 100 Medium-Format Camera would have a 102 megapixel imaging sensor, I had to dust off and update one of my old posts that addresses the question of “How many megapixels is enough?” After a long...